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These people were the wealthiest of the islanders—richer than a great many of the mainlanders.’ In these words of the ‘Suda’, the lexicon compiled anonymously in the distant world of 10th century Byzantium, the fame of the Siphnians lived on. Siphnos was rich in Antiquity because of its natural deposits of gold and silver; it was relatively prosperous from sea commerce in the Late Middle Ages and Early Modern period, when the attractive Kastro was developed over the site of the ancient city; and today its beauty has found favour with a richer and more sophisticated kind of tourism and settler...READ MORE

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